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County board approves housing programs

The Washington County Board of Commissioners approved the 2009 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and Home Investment Partnership Program (HOME) Annual Action Plan.

Three proposals were approved for 2009 to provide additional low-income housing in Washington County. The approved projects are:

• Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity - develop 24 town home units in the City of Woodbury.

• Housing and Redevelopment Authority (HRA) - rehabilitate 24 family housing rental units in the City of Oak Park Heights.

• Granada Lakes Limited Partnership - acquire and rehabilitate 68 rental town home units in the City of Oakdale.